What to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers

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Kelly Rossiter used to do recipes for TreeHugger as well as then-sister-sites Planet Green and Parentables. Last year she rounded up rounded up seven recipes for what we used to call "used food", or leftovers. Parentables is not strictly vegetarian, so some involve turkey: 7 Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers!

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What To Do With Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

Kelly Rossiter was recycling,repurposing and repackaging Thanksgiving leftovers for years on the late website Planet Green. Many of these were transferred to TLC Cooking. They are not beautifully formatted there and the photos are lost, but they are still delicious.

Use up That Leftover Turkey: Barley Risotto with Turkey and Mushrooms

Feel free to use leftover turkey, fresh turkey or chicken. If you are vegetarian add a few more types of mushrooms, or maybe you have some Tofurky left over from yesterday to toss in. More at TLC.

Try Your Hand at Some Fabulous Sweet Potato Dumplings

End the silence of the yams. Make your leftover sweet potatoes sing. More at TLC

Make a Frittata With Your Leftovers

Sometimes I find myself with bits and pieces of ingredients left over from other recipes and I have to find a way to use them up so I don't end up throwing them away. Other than soup, one of my favourite ways to use up odds and ends is to make a frittata. A frittata is essentially just an open faced omelette, but I prefer it because you can put as much stuff on top as you like and you don't have to worry about having to fold it over perfectly. More at TLC

Make A Leftover Pie

Dress up your leftovers by putting them in a pie and convincing your family that they are getting a whole new dinner. More at TLC

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